National Geographic Channel

Type: Company
Name: National Geographic Channel
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

8% Shareholder In Sky Deutschland Will Not Take Up BSkyB Offer

LONDON ( Alliance News ) - Odey Asset Management LLP , which holds an 8% interest in Sky Deutschland AG , said Tuesday that it does not intend to tender its shares in the proposed offer from British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC .The asset manager said that ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

The African Affluent: Hyper Connected [Ipsos]

Amsterdam - Africa, one of the fastest growing regions on earth. The 3.4 million highest earners in the continents leading economies are very much like their counterparts in other parts of the globe: they are well educated, earn relatively high incomes, ... [Published The Marketing Site - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Murdoch raises cash with Sky merger

Kristen Schweizer and Anousha Sakoui LondonRupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has agreed to sell its pay-TV businesses in Italy and Germany for more than $9 billion (R95bn), gaining funds it could use to increase an $80bn takeover bid for Time Warner.British ... [Published IOL - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carmelo Anthony Launches Investment Fund for Tech Startups

NBA player Carmelo Anthony accepts Clutch Player of the Year onstage during Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2014 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on July 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California*With the drama of his new deal with the New York Knicks behind ... [Published EURweb - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Joe Hadsall: National Geographic Channel helps keep thirst for nonfiction sated

JOPLIN, Mo. —Like the seasons, I periodically enter a phase where fiction doesn't interest me. Thank goodness for National Geographic Channel.With the exception of reading club titles (I am a founding member in the best reading club ever created, so nyah), ... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rupert Murdoch creates Sky Europe

Rupert Murdoch’s media empire 21st Century Fox has struck a mega deal with British satellite television group BSkyB to create a pan-European pay-TV giant, the two companies announced on Friday.BSkyB, 39-per cent owned by 21st Century Fox, said it had ... [Published DailyTribune - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 12 reports

Murdoch Consolidates European Pay-TV Assets Under BSkyB in £7.4 billion deal

BSkyB has agreed to pay up to £7.4 billion to acquire its European sister companies, opening the way to the biggest transformation in its 25-year history.The move will create one of Europe’s largest pay-TV providers, with the ability to invest more in ... [Published Benton Foundation - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Murdoch shoring up his war chest in Europe

LONDON (CNNMoney) 21st Century Fox (FOXA[1]), home to Murdoch's film and TV businesses, is merging its satellite TV operators in Italy, Germany and the U.K., creating a European market leader and pocketing £4.9 billion ($8.3 billion) of cash. BSkyB (BSYBF[2]), ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

BSkyB to pay £7bn for Sky Europe television empire

BSkyB has sealed the biggest deal in its 25-year history, paying up to £7.3 billion to push deep into European markets and virtually doubling its customers at a stroke. The company, 39 per cent owned by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, is buying up ... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Italy nostalgia-bound with Nat Geo’s “The ’90s in Italy”

1 hour ago byManori RavindranNineties nostalgia is set to take Italy this September with National Geographic Channel Italy’s upcoming series  The ‘ 90s in Italy , hosted by  Wired Italia  journalist Matteo Bordone (pictured) and based on the original ... [Published RealScreen Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

People 7.24.14

Actress Portia de Rossi will appear on ABC’s drama “Scandal” next season, in a guest role that’s being kept secret for the time being. De Rossi’s significant other, Ellen DeGeneres , broke the news on Twitter, writing, “So annoying when people brag on ... [Published Media Life Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Tim Pastore to Head Original Programming & Production at NGC U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Seasoned producer and TV exec Tim Pastore has been appointed as the president of original programming and production for National Geographic Channel (NGC) in the U.S., effective August 18.In his new role, Pastore will be responsible ... [Published World Screen News - Jul 23 2014]

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The asset manager said that it continues to believe the proposal, which it says is "effectively a nil premium takeover offer to the minority shareholders" significantly understates the value of the company
"This transaction will create a world-class, multinational pay TV business with enhanced headroom for growth and immediate benefits of scale. The three Sky businesses are leaders in their home markets and will be even stronger together" said BSkyB CEO Jeremy Darroch
...was 5% ahead of the same period last year, reflecting continued growth across most product categories, the pork products supplier said, and "trading so far in the current financial year has been in line with the board's expectations" it added
"This deal makes a lot of sense," said Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffe, a business professor at Milan’s Bocconi University. "Broadcasters must now compete in scale, scope and technology integration against new business models such as Netflix."

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GRB Scores Rights for Nat Geo's Chug [Published World Screen News - 13 hours ago]
8% Shareholder In Sky Deutschland Will Not Take... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 17 hours ago]
The African Affluent: Hyper Connected [Ipsos] [Published The Marketing Site - 17 hours ago]
EMS Middle East 2014: Clever, Connected, Shopah... [Published The Marketing Site - 17 hours ago]
Russian journalist escape Zimbabwe jail term, f... [Published Bulawayo24 News - 19 hours ago]
Lifetime Premieres Docu-Series RAISING ASIA Ton... [Published Broadway World - Jul 29 2014]
BSkyB acquires SkyD, Sky Italia [Published Cable and Satellite International - Jul 29 2014]
Carmelo Anthony Launches Investment Fund for Te... [Published EURweb - Jul 28 2014]
BSkyB To Create Sky-Europe [Published Bidness Etc - Jul 28 2014]
UK WINNERS & LOSERS: Costly Single Withdrawal H... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 28 2014]
Murdoch raises cash with Sky merger [Published IOL - Jul 28 2014]
BSkyB Consolidates European Footprint with Acqu... [Published Converge! Network Digest - Jul 28 2014]
HSF and A&O among firms involved in BSkyB’s £4.... [Published The Lawyer - Jul 28 2014]
Joe Hadsall: National Geographic Channel helps ... [Published Joplin Globe - Jul 27 2014]
Rupert Murdoch creates Sky Europe [Published DailyTribune - Jul 26 2014]
A question of values and violence -- and a lot ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Murdoch creates ‘Sky Europe’ pay TV giant in de... [Published Japan Times - Jul 26 2014]
The rationale behind ‘Sky Europe’: Why BSkyB ai... [Published Videonet - Jul 26 2014]
Deal extends BSkyB’s European reach and fills M... [Published The Independent - Jul 26 2014]
Murdoch strikes deal to create ‘Sky Europe’ pay... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 26 2014]
21st Century Fox Sells German, Italian Units fo... [Published American Lawyer.com - Jul 26 2014]
Tsarnaev Lawyers: Hold Law Enforcement Official... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 26 2014]
ALEX BRUMMER: Preparing Royal Bank of Scotland ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 25 2014]
BSkyB to acquire Sky Italia, Sky Deutschland in... [Published TeleGeography - Jul 25 2014]
Acoustiblok Wins Challenge on National Televisi... [Published Canadian Wall and Ceiling - Jul 25 2014]
British Sky Broadcasting deal may revive Fox's ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 25 2014]
Sky Europe transforms BSkyB investment case [Published Reuters - Jul 25 2014]
British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) to acqui... [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
BSkyB, Sky Italia, and Sky Deutschland are merg... [Published Quartz - Jul 25 2014]
Murdoch to sell European pay-tv stakes to BSkyB... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 25 2014]
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Tsarnaev Lawyers: Hold Law Enforcement Official... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 26 2014]
For months, lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have been pushing a federal district court in Massachusetts to hold a hearing and address the issue of law enforcement officials leaking details related to the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing. ...
BSkyB to Create Multinational European TV Network [Published TIME.com - Jul 25 2014]
(LONDON) — London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch’s 21st ...
New York Knicks player Carmelo Anthony enters t... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jul 21 2014]
New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony formed a fund to invest in technology startups. Anthony, who wears jersey No. 7, founded M7 Tech Partners with Stuart Goldfarb, a former executive vice president of worldwide business development at NBC, Goldfarb ...
National Geographic Channel Show Turns to Therm... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Jul 14 2014]
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new National Geographic channel series, will feature an interview with a Thermo Fisher Scientific water purification expert along with a Thermo Scientific ultrapure water system in its debut. ...
National Geographic Channel Show Turns to Therm... [Published Business Wire Science: Science News - Jul 14 2014]
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new National Geographic channel series, will feature an interview with a Thermo Fisher Scientific water purification expert along with a Thermo Scientific ultrapure water system in its debut. ...
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National Geographic Channel Presents New Eviden... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 18 2013]
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